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How do I enable/disable global variables?

Some older PHP programs need "global variables" to work properly. Unfortunately many free projects are no longer developed or maintained over time and are therefore no longer adapted. To enable you to use these older programs (scripts), you can activate the "global variables". But the variables are really global only for this domain. Further information and a description of "global variables" and their effects can be found in the PHP manual of

Note: This setting has been deprecated since PHP 5.3.0 and is removed in PHP 6.0.0. Relying on this setting is not recommended in any way.

Step 1

On our home page at, click on My Login at the top right and select "Customer Area" to log in.

You will reach the login form by entering your customer number or e-mail address and your customer password and then clicking on the "Login" button.

Step 2

You are now in your customer area. In the left navigation click on the navigation point "Hosting".

Step 3

In the lower menu click on the "Settings" button.

Step 4

Now select the domain name for which you want to edit the settings.

Step 5

In the following screen you have the possibility to switch the global variables on or off, as well as other setting options such as Safemode or CGI interface.

Enter in the lower area your password, which you also use for your customer login.

Confirm your changes by clicking on the "Save" button.

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